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Australian International Sourcing Fair from 18th – 20th November, 2014 at Melbourne, Australia


Dated: May 13, 2014

Subject: Inviting participation for India Expo (pavilion) at Australian International Sourcing Fair from 18th – 20th November, 2014 at Melbourne, Australia

Dear Member,  

 We may like to inform you that Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) is organizing ‘India Expo” (pavilion) in ‘Australian International Sourcing Fair’ (AISF) as per the following details:

 Dates: November 18-20, 2014 (Tuesday- Thursday)
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Venue: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia

Australia is one of the important trading partners of India. At present balance of trade is in favor of Australia and there is an immense potential to increase India’s exports to this region. India’s exports to Australia include textiles, precious and semi precious stones, made-ups, floor covering, jewellery, Handicrafts, footwear, travel goods, handbags, Leather goods and agro products etc. Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in the state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia. It is a leading financial centre in Australia, as well as the Asia-Pacific region.

 Exhibit Profile:

 The Australian International Sourcing Fair is the premiere sourcing event in Australia and New Zealand. It includes a diverse range of products. The “India Expo” (pavilion) will showcase Multi Product Groups in the AISF:

- Apparel 
- Footwear
- Fashion Accessories
- Home Textiles
- Leather Goods
- Handicrafts
- Trims & Components
Sportswear & Sporting Goods
- Artificial Jewellery/Precious Stones

 Visitor Profile:

 As the major international sourcing forum in Australia, the AISF provides unparalleled access to meet major volume buyers across Australia and New Zealand. In 2013, Major Retail Departmental Stores, Manufacturers, Importers, product developers, wholesalers, sourcing and trade agents and Associations attended the Show. There were over 3300 trade visitors and the following organizations were amongst them:

 Chanel Australia, Pacific Brands, Target Australia, Myer, Big W, Just Group, Sass & Bide, Pilot Atheletic, Phoenix Leisure Group, Sportsgirl, Ripe Maternity Wear, King Gee, Mitch Dowd, Groupon, Charles Parsons, Cotton On Group, Strandbags, Australian Linen Supply, Diana Ferrai, Avanti Manchester, Collette Dinnigan, Rivers Australia, Forever New, Adairs, Spend Less Shoes, Bruck textiles, David Jones, Bardot, Maggie T, Lonsdale, Gordon Smith, Adidas Australia, Hospitality Textiles.

 Participation Charges:

 The event is covered under Market Access Initiative (MAI) of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India. After taking into consideration the assistance from Ministry and FIEO’s contribution, we are pleased to offer highly subsidized participation fees of Rs.1,55,000/- for a standard stall of 9 sq.mtrs (or multiples thereof). (10% extra charges for corner stall)


Participation Fees includes Standard built up stall of 9 Square Meters, having 3 Spotlights, Fascia-sign, 1 x 5 amp power point, 1 Table and 2 Chairs, 3 mt Clothing-rails/3m wall-Shelves, 1 Expo Cupboard, 1 waste paper bin, Public liability Insurance & Waste Removal Fee.

 (Please note that, this fee does not include airfare, hotel expenditure, sending display material and other related expenditure which are to be borne by the companies)

 Fringe Activities in AISF:

 The Fair hosts a number of key industry seminars which brings together international manufacturing & sourcing expert. Inform and educate the exhibitors/visitors on all the latest products, colors and trends in demand in Australia. Industry leaders will reveal successful supplying and sourcing strategies.


 FIEO will issue the visa recommendation letter to the participants.

 Refund Policy

 The participation charges are non-refundable in any case.

 Interested members are requested to kindly send us their confirmation as per the Registration Form  along with the participation fee (Non-Refundable). The payment may be made only by Demand Draft in the name of Federation of Indian Export Organisations payable at New Delhi latest by 30th June, 2014. It may be informed that we have limited stalls and preference will be given on the basis of first-cum-first- served basis and on receipt of full participation fee. FIEO reserves the right to select the participants. Interested companies can also remit the participation fee online by clicking on the following link:

 In case of any further details/queries, you may contact FIEO at 011-46042172/26/78 or by e-mail at;;

 Thanking you,


Yours faithfully,


   Ajay Sahai
Director General & CEO


Australian International Sourcing Fair from 18th – 20th November, 2014 at Melbourne, Australia